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User Guide

N5943-8V4 7/04 Rev A


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  • Page 1: User Guide

    A A A A D D D D E E E E M M M M C C C C O O O O V V V V I I I I S S S S T T T T A A A A - - - - 1 1 1 1...
  • Page 2 Your Honeywell security system is designed for use with devices manufactured or approved by Honeywell for use with your security system. Your Honeywell security system is not designed for use with any device that may be attached to your security system's keypad or other communicating bus if Honeywell has not approved such device for use with your security system.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SYSTEM OVERVIEW ........5 How User Codes Affect the Common Area ............25 General ............5 A Partitioned System ........5 ACCESSING OTHER PANELS ....26 Panel Linking ..........6 Single-Partition Single-Panel Mode..26 Zones ............6 Multi-Partition Multi-Panel Mode....27 Multi-Panel View Mode ......28 Fire Protection ..........6 Burglary Protection ........7 Priority of Displays for Multi-Partition and Multi-Panel Modes ......29...
  • Page 4 SPEED KEY (MACROS) ......42 TESTING THE SYSTEM ......56 General Information........42 Using the 5 TEST Key ......56 Defining ............ 42 Testing Your System ........ 56 Executing..........43 FIRE ALARM SYSTEM........ 57 ACCESS DOOR CONTROL......44 In Case Of Fire Alarm....... 57 General Information........
  • Page 5: System Overview

    System Overview General Your Honeywell security system consists of a main control panel, at least one keypad, and various sensors strategically positioned throughout the premises. The system offers you three forms of protection: burglary, fire and emergency. The keypad provides full control of system operation.
  • Page 6: Panel Linking

    System Overview (cont’d) Panel Linking Panel Linking networks up to eight VISTA-120 control panels, enabling a user to control the features of all control panels from a single location. The Panel Linking is ideal for multi-building environments (e.g. a shopping mall, college campus, etc.).
  • Page 7: Burglary Protection

    System Overview (cont’d) Burglary Protection The burglary protection portion of your system must be turned on or "armed" before it will sense burglary alarm conditions. Your system provides four modes of burglary protection: STAY, AWAY, INSTANT and MAXIMUM, and even allows you to BYPASS selected zones of protection while leaving the rest of the system armed.
  • Page 8: Speed Key (Macros)

    System Overview (cont’d) Speed Key (Macros) The system can store a string of up to 32 keystrokes, which can be activated anytime by simply pressing the “A, B, C, or D” keys. This feature can be used to make it easy to perform multiple functions at once (such as going to another partition to bypass a zone), or it can be used to simplify an everyday, repeated procedure.
  • Page 9: Master Keypad Operation

    System Overview (cont’d) Master Keypad Operation A "Master" keypad is one on which the status of all 8 partitions is displayed simultaneously. A user can get more information about a certain partition by simply entering [✳] + the desired partition number (1-8). To log on to the "Master"...
  • Page 10: About The Keypads

    About The Keypads General IMPORTANT: If the keypad beeps rapidly upon entering the premises, it indicates that an alarm has occurred during your absence. LEAVE IMMEDIATELY and CONTACT THE POLICE from a safe location nearby. NOTE: If you have a Symphony (Advanced User Interface) connected to your system, refer to the Symphony User Guide for operating instructions for this unit.
  • Page 11: Functions Of The Keypad

    Functions Of The Keypad DISPLAY SPEAKER ARMED AWAY STAY LEDS READY TEST BYPASS CODE CHIME INSTANT READY FUNCTION KEYS 6164-009-V0 IMPORTANT!: When using the keypad to enter codes and commands, sequential key depressions must be made within 3 seconds of one another.
  • Page 12 Functions Of The Keypad (cont’d) ALPHA DISPLAY WINDOW: A 2-line, 4 MAXIMUM : Arms in manner similar 32-character Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). to AWAY mode, but eliminates the entry Displays protection point identification and delay period, thus providing maximum system status, messages, user...
  • Page 13 Functions Of The Keypad (cont’d) KEYS 0-9: Used to enter your individual 9 CHIME : Turns on & off the CHIME security access code(s). mode. When on, any entry through a LED READY INDICATOR: (GREEN) Lit protected delay or perimeter zone while the indicates system is ready to be armed, system is disarmed will cause a tone to while unlit indicates system not ready.
  • Page 14: Entry/Exit Delays

    Entry/Exit Delays General Information Your system has installer-programmed time delays, known as exit delay and entry delay. Whenever you arm your system, exit delay gives you time to leave through the designated exit door without setting off an alarm. Exit delay begins immediately after entering any arming command, and applies to all modes of arming protection.
  • Page 15: Security Codes & Authority Levels

    Security Codes & Authority Levels General Information At the time of installation, you were assigned an authority level and a personal four-digit security code, known only to you and yours. The security code must be entered when arming and disarming the system. The authority level defines the system functions that you can perform.
  • Page 16: Authority Levels

    Security Codes & Authority Levels (cont’d) Authority Levels Authority levels define the system functions a particular user can perform. Depending on the authority assigned to you, there are certain system functions you may be prohibited from performing. In summary, there are six authority levels, each having certain system restrictions as shown below.
  • Page 17: General Rules On Authority Levels And Changes

    Security Codes & Authority Levels (cont’d) General Rules on Authority Levels and Changes • A user may not delete or change the user code of the SAME or HIGHER authority than which he is assigned. • A user may only ADD users to a LOWER authority level. •...
  • Page 18: To Add A User

    Security Codes & Authority Levels (cont’d) To Add a User IMPORTANT: Temporary users should not be shown how to use any system function they do not need to know (e.g. bypassing protection zones). CODE 1. Enter Master or Manager code and press the key.
  • Page 19 Security Codes & Authority Levels (cont’d) Press 1 (YES) if this user will be allowed to try to GLOBAL ARM ? arm more than one partition at the same time. 0 = NO , 1 = YES Press 0 if this user will arm only his assigned partition.
  • Page 20: To Change A User's Code

    Security Codes & Authority Levels (cont’d) To Change a User's Code CODE 1. Enter Master or Manager code and press the key + user number to be changed. 2. Enter the new code for that user. The system will recognize that the user number is ADD NEW USER? already in use and will prompt whether or not this 0 = NO , 1 = YES...
  • Page 21: Accessing Other Partitions

    Accessing Other Partitions To Access Another Partition Each keypad is assigned a default partition for display purposes, and will show only that partition's information. But, if the user is authorized, a keypad in one partition can be used to perform system functions in other partitions by using the GOTO command.
  • Page 22: Master Keypad Operation

    Accessing Other Partitions (cont’d) Global Arming Notes: • When performing a Global Arm, if there are faults in any of the selected partitions, the system will enter a Summary Mode. Faulted zones in all the selected partitions will be displayed. These faults must be corrected or bypassed.
  • Page 23 Accessing Other Partitions (cont’d) The following is an example of what would be displayed for a fault condition on Zone 002 (Loading Dock Window) on Partition 1 (Warehouse) when logging on from a keypad on Partition 9: WHSE DISARMED HIT ✴ FOR FAULTS This is the normal display that appears at Partition 1's keypad(s).
  • Page 24: Common Area Operation

    Accessing Other Partitions (cont’d) Common Area Operation When an installation consists of a partition that is shared by users of other partitions in a building, that shared partition may be assigned as a “common area” partition for the system. An example of this might be in a medical building where there are two doctors and a common entrance area.
  • Page 25: How User Codes Affect The Common Area

    Accessing Other Partitions (cont’d) How User Codes Affect the Common Area Codes with “Global” Arming If your code is given “global arming” when it is defined, the system displays a prompt that will ask “Arm all?” or “Disarm all?” whenever you try to arm or disarm the partitions you have access to from an alpha keypad.
  • Page 26: Accessing Other Panels

    Accessing Other Panels If the user is authorized, a keypad in one panel can be used to perform system functions in other panels by using one of the panel linking methods described below. Note that only users 001 to 050 can be authorized to access other panels.
  • Page 27: Multi-Partition Multi-Panel Mode

    Accessing Other Panels (cont’d) Multi-Partition Multi-Panel Mode To access the multi-partition multi panel mode, perform the following steps: Enter your security code + # The keypad displays the following: PANELnn 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 STATUS x x x x x x x x where “nn”...
  • Page 28: Multi-Panel View Mode

    Accessing Other Panels (cont’d) NOTES: When performing any of the arming commands, if there are faults in any of the partitions, none of the partitions will arm. These faults must be corrected or bypassed before attempting to arm. The user cannot execute another panel linking mode. To execute another panel linking mode or to access a different remote panel, the user must first exit this mode (return to the original control panel).
  • Page 29: Priority Of Displays For Multi-Partition And Multi-Panel Modes

    Accessing Other Panels (cont’d) NOTES: When performing any of the arming commands, if there are faults in any of the partitions of a panel, the system will not arm that panel, but will arm all other partitions of the other panels. The user cannot execute another panel linking mode.
  • Page 30: Checking For Open Zones

    Checking For Open Zones Using the ✳ ✳ ✳ ✳ READY Key Before arming your system, all protected doors, windows and other protection zones must be closed or bypassed (see BYPASSING section). Otherwise the keypad will display a "Not Ready" message. Using the READY key will display all zones that are faulted, making it easier for you to secure any open zones.
  • Page 31: Bypassing Protection Zones

    Bypassing Protection Zones Using the 6 BYPASS Key This key is used when you want to arm your system with one or more zones intentionally unprotected. Bypassed zones are unprotected and will not cause an alarm when violated while your system is armed. All bypasses are removed when an OFF sequence (security code plus OFF) is performed.
  • Page 32: Quick Bypass

    Bypassing Protection Zones (cont’d) Quick Bypass Your system allows you to easily bypass all open (faulted) zones without having to enter zone numbers individually. Note: All bypasses are removed when an OFF sequence (security code plus OFF) is performed. To use the Quick Bypass feature: BYPASS 1.
  • Page 33: Using The 3 Stay Key

    Arming Perimeter Only (With Entry Delay ON) Using the 3 STAY key Use this key when you are staying home, but might expect someone to use the entrance door later. When armed in STAY mode, the system will sound an alarm if a protected door or window is opened, but you may otherwise move freely throughout the premises.
  • Page 34: Arming Perimeter Only

    Arming Perimeter Only (With Entry Delay OFF) Using the 7 INSTANT Key Important: If you are using a Symphony (Advanced User Interface), NIGHT mode is the same as INSTANT. Use this key when you are staying home and do not expect anyone to use the entrance door.
  • Page 35: Arming All Protection

    Arming All Protection (With Entry Delay ON) Using the 2 AWAY Key Use this key when no one will be staying on the premises. When armed in AWAY mode, the system will sound an alarm if a protected door or window is opened, or if any movement is detected inside the premises. You may leave through the entrance door during the exit delay period without causing an alarm.
  • Page 36: Arming All Protection

    Arming All Protection (With Entry Delay OFF) Using the 4 MAXIMUM Key Use this key when the premises will be vacant for extended periods of time such as vacations, etc., or when no one will be moving through protected interior areas. When armed in MAXIMUM mode, the system will sound an alarm if a protected door or window is opened, or if any movement is detected inside the premises.
  • Page 37: Disarming And Silencing Alarms

    Disarming And Silencing Alarms Using the 1 OFF Key The OFF key is used to disarm the system and to silence alarm and trouble sounds. See "SUMMARY OF AUDIBLE NOTIFICATION" section for information which will help you to distinguish between FIRE and BURGLARY alarm sounds.
  • Page 38: Using The Keyswitch

    Using The Keyswitch General Your system may be equipped with a keyswitch for use when arming and disarming a partition. A red and green light on the keyswitch plate indicate the status of your system as follows: Green Light: Lights when the system is disarmed and ready to be armed (no open zones).
  • Page 39: Chime Mode

    Chime Mode Using the 9 Key Your system can be set to alert you to the opening of a door or window while it is disarmed by using CHIME mode. When activated, three tones will sound at the Keypad whenever a protected perimeter door or window is opened, and the Not Ready message will be displayed.
  • Page 40: Viewing Alarm Company Messages

    Viewing Alarm Company Messages General Information Users of the system may periodically receive messages on their display screens from their monitoring agency or installer. When a message is waiting to be viewed, the message shown below will appear. MESSAGE. PRESS 0 FOR 5 SECS.
  • Page 41: Using Panic Keys

    Panic Keys (For Manually Activating Silent And/Or Audible Alarms) Using Panic Keys Your system may have been programmed to use special key combinations to manually activate panic functions. The functions that might be programmed are Silent Emergency, Audible Emergency, Personal Emergency, and Fire. See your installer for the function(s) that may have been programmed for your system.
  • Page 42: Speed Key (Macros)

    Speed Key (Macros) General Information The “A”, “B”, “C”, and “D” keys can be used to activate a string of commands up to 32 keystrokes each. These commands are known as a macro and are stored in the system’s memory. Typical Speed Key functions include: •...
  • Page 43: Executing

    Speed Key (Macros) (cont’d) Executing To execute a Speed Key sequence, do the following: If a lettered key, A-B-C or D, has been assigned as a Speed Key, press and hold down the appropriate key (about 2 seconds). If a user code is required for any part of the Speed Key sequence, the following prompt appears.
  • Page 44: Access Door Control

    Access Door Control General Information Your system may be set up such that a locked access door (such as in a common area) can be unlocked momentarily or for a specific period of time, using a keypad command. Ask your installer if this has been done in our system.
  • Page 45: Using #70 Relay Menu Mode

    Using #70 Relay Menu Mode General Information Your system may be set up so that certain lights or other devices can be turned on or off by using the #70 command from either a keypad or a telephone keypad (if 4286 VIP or TeleCommand module is used). Ask your installer if this has been done in your system.
  • Page 46: Using Schedules

    Using Schedules Delaying the Closing Time Your system's programmed schedules may automatically arm the system at a predetermined time. In the event a user must stay on the premises later than usual, users with master or manager authority levels can manually delay the automatic arming (closing) time up to 2 hours.
  • Page 47: Programming Temporary Schedules

    Using Schedules (cont’d) Programming Temporary Schedules Temporary schedules only affect the partition from which it is entered. Temporary schedules can be reused at later dates simply by scrolling (by pressing #) to the DAYS? prompt (described below) and activating the appropriate days.
  • Page 48 Using Schedules (cont’d) This is the prompt that actually activates the DAYS ? MTWTFSS temporary schedule, and allows the temporary HIT 0-7 X X schedule to be customized to a particular week's needs. To select the days which are to be activated, enter the desired number 1-7 (Monday = 1).
  • Page 49: Programming Device Timers

    Programming Device Timers General Information Device timers consist of an ON time & an OFF time, and selected days of the week in which they are active. There are up to 20 timers that can be used to control various devices, such as lights or appliances. Your installer will have programmed the appropriate devices into the system (up to 96 devices can be programmed).
  • Page 50 Programming Device Timers (cont’d) Enter the time you want the device turned on 00 ON TIME ? using 00:01 - 23:59 format. The display will show 00:00 the desired time. Press the * key to move to the next entry. Enter 00:00 if this timer is not being used to turn something ON for the days selected below.
  • Page 51: Using #77 Instant Activation Mode

    Using #77 Instant Activation Mode The #77 Instant Activation Mode is used to activate outputs, bypass zones, etc. immediately upon exiting the #77 Mode. The actions that may be activated are relay commands, arm/disarm commands, zone bypassing commands, and open/close access conditions. Relay Commands Action Code Action Specifier...
  • Page 52 Using #77 Instant Activation Mode (cont’d) Bypass Commands Activation times 1 (Beginning), 2 (End), 3 (During) are the only valid choices for bypass commands. If 3 (During) is selected for auto-bypassing, the system bypasses the zone(s) specified on a particular zone list at the beginning of the time period and unbypasses them at the end of the time period.
  • Page 53 Using #77 Instant Activation Mode (cont’d) Access Control Commands (cont’d) Action Code Action Specifier Access Point Trigger Off Trigger # Additional Commands Action Code Action Specifier Access Point Group Enable Group # Access Point Group Disable Group # To enter the Instant Activation Mode: Enter your security code, then press the [#] key followed by 77.
  • Page 54: Event Log Procedures

    Event Log Procedures General Information To Display The Event Log The system has the ability to record 1. Enter CODE + [#] + [6] + [0] various events in a history log wherein 2. Select the display mode. each event is recorded in one of five RECENT: Displays only those events categories (listed below), with the time and occurring since last Event Log Clear...
  • Page 55 Event Logging Procedures (continued) 4. Use the [3] & [1] keys (for next and ALARM EVENT LOG previous categories respectively) to Displays time and date for zones that display the categories of events. have either caused an alarm or have been Press [8] to select a category and restored in the selected partition.
  • Page 56: Testing The System

    Testing The System (To Be Conducted Weekly) Using the 5 TEST Key The TEST key puts your system into Test mode, which allows each protection point to be checked for proper operation. 1. Disarm the system and close all protected windows, doors, etc. READY should be displayed.
  • Page 57: Fire Alarm System

    Fire Alarm System Your fire alarm system (if installed) is on 24 hours a day, providing continuous protection. In the event of an emergency, the smoke and heat detectors automatically send signals to your Control, triggering a loud interrupting sound from the keypad and the optional exterior sounders. FIRE appears at your keypad and remains on until you silence the alarm.
  • Page 58: Typical Trouble Displays

    Trouble Conditions Typical Trouble Displays The word CHECK or TRBL on the Keypad's display, accompanied by a rapid "beeping" at the Keypad, indicates that there is a trouble condition in the system. To silence the beeping sound for trouble conditions, press any key. •...
  • Page 59: Power Failure

    Trouble Conditions (cont’d) • A display of "SYSTEM LO BAT", accompanied by a once per minute "beeping" at the Keypad indicates that a low system battery condition exists. CALL FOR SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. • A display of "LO BAT" and a zone descriptor, accompanied by a once per minute "beeping"...
  • Page 60: Maintaining Your System

    Maintaining Your System Taking Care of Your System The components of your security system are designed to be as free of maintenance as possible. However, there are some things you can do to make sure that your system is in reliable working condition. 1.
  • Page 61: Silencing Low Battery Warning Tones At The Keypad

    Maintaining Your System (cont’d) Silencing Low Battery Warning Tones at the Keypad The keypad’s warning tones can be silenced by performing an OFF sequence (code plus OFF key), but the Keypad's low battery message display will remain on as a reminder that you have a low battery condition in one or more of your sensors.
  • Page 62: Quick Guide To System Functions

    Quick Guide To System Functions FUNCTION PROCEDURE COMMENTS Check Zones Press [✱]. To view faulted zones when is system not ready Display All Press and hold [✱] for 5 seconds. Displays all alpha descriptors programmed by Descriptors installer. Arm System Enter code.
  • Page 63 Quick Guide To System Functions (cont’d) FUNCTION PROCEDURE COMMENTS Delete a User Enter master/manager code. Master & Manager level users can delete users. Press CODE [8]. A user can only be deleted by a user with higher authority level. Enter user no. to be deleted. Enter master/manager code.
  • Page 64: Summary Of Audible Notification

    Summary Of Audible Notification (Alpha Display Keypads) SOUND CAUSE DISPLAY LOUD, FIRE ALARM FIRE is displayed; descriptor of zone in alarm is INTERRUPTED* displayed. Keypad & External ALARM is displayed; descriptor of zone in alarm is LOUD, BURGLARY/AUDIBLE EMERGENCY CONTINUOUS* ALARM also displayed.
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  • Page 66 WARNING! THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS ALARM SYSTEM While this system is an advanced design security system, it does not offer guaranteed protection against burglary or fire or other emergency. Any alarm system, whether commercial or residential, is subject to compromise or failure to warn for a variety of reasons.
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  • Page 68: Index

    Index #70 command ........45 Displays for Multi-Partition and Multi-Panel 4286 VIP module........ 9, 45 Modes ..........29 AC Loss..........59 Duress ............16 Access Another Partition......21 Duress Code...........15 Access Door........... 44 Emergency ..........5 Add a User ..........18 Entry Delay ..........14 ADD NEW USER ........
  • Page 69 NIGHT ............34 Sensing Devices ........6 Not Ready ..........30 Silencing A Fire Alarm ......57 OFF ..........21, 37 Silent Emergency........41 Open Zones..........30 Single-Partition Single-Panel Mode..26 Open/Close Schedules......46 Smoke Detectors ........56 Operator A ..........16 Speed Key ..........42 Operator B ..........16 SPEED KEY ..........
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  • Page 71 ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Honeywell International Inc., acting through its Security & Custom Electronics business ("Seller"), 165 Eileen Way, Syosset, New York 11791, warrants its security equipment (the "product") to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for one year from date of original purchase, under normal use and service.
  • Page 72 165 Eileen Way, Syosset, New York 11791 Copyright © 2004 Honeywell International Inc. ÊN5943-8V4Š N5943-8V4 7/04 Rev A...

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